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at t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods. eric: right now on kcci, flooded roads. find out if you'll have to change your route to work, and how long the roads will be closed. tivon feeley: so middle of december, we should be out there scooping snow and we're out here in a flood. elizabeth: and the cleanup continues. the unexpected remodel some
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advice for drying out. eric: and a new plan to take on terrorism. what 34 muslim nations are doing to fight back against isis. >> you're watching kcci eight news. elizabeth: also today, it's toys for tots tuesday. we really want to make sure every child has a happy holiday, so we're sweetening the deal today with free food and fun all day long in exchange for your donations. we'll tell you how to help out ahead. good morning everyone and welcome back on this tuesday, december 15th. i'm elizabeth klinge. eric: i'm eric hanson. the big news this morning is it's not raining. metinka: that's right, the weather has settled down the so and you won't have to worry about toys getting wet. we have cold temperatures so grab a warmer coat. we expect the breeze to increase
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maybe your travels are taking you toward council bluffs, watch for changing visibility's with fog developing. there really shouldn't be any big headaches. a chance for drizzle by the evening commute and overnight. it might change over to flurries or light snow. you will have to keep warmer coats handy. eric: we'll get right to today's big stories. right now parts of the metro are still dealing with the heavy rain and flooding. you're looking at fleur drive. it is now closed from mlk to bell avenue. that's a major link between downtown and the airport. thousands of cars travel it evy day, so you will need to find a different route until the water goes down. flood waters are also affecting more areas to the west of des moines. swanson boulevard in clive was closed for most of the day monday. but the city opened it again late in the afternoon.
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overflow this morning along greenbelt park. the park and its miles of trails remain closed this morning. and farther west, adel is dealing with high water as well. the raccoon river is almost up to the bridge on highway 169 just north of the town square. dallas county residents say this december flooding is the worst they've seen in years. hannah laabs: we left my house around 9:00 this morning, snow on the ground. there were a whole bunch of rivers that were overflowed. there were a lot of roads that were covered with water. eric: several neighborhoods in adel were also flooded monday, but the waters there have since receded. elizabeth: and all this rain is leaving behind a big mess for homeowners. water flooded this basement in ankeny monday. a crew from servicemaster by rice worked to rip up carpet and salvage whatever belongings they could. despite having two working sump pumps, this home in des moines still flooded. homeowner tivon feeley says the sump pumps just couldn't keep up. tivon feeley: they just can't keep up with the volume of water. so middle of december, we should
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we're out here in a flood. elizabeth: the experts at servicemaster by rice say it's better to act fast and clean up as soon as you can to avoid developing mold in your basement. let's take a look at the up to the minute river levels of a few potential trouble spots in the metro. right now the raccoon river at fleur drive is at 16.61 feet. that's already well above flood stage at 12 feet. the national weather service projects it will crest at 18.5 feet on thursday. the des moines river at southeast 6th is about two feet above flood stage right now, at 26.33 feet. officials say it should also crest on thursday around 27.5 feet. and the raccoon river at highway 28 is also expected to crest thursday at 38 feet. right now it's at 36.85 feet, just about a foot over flood stage. stick with kcci for the latest on what you need to know about this week's flooding. eric: more big stories now. iowa state students are mourning the loss of one of their own this morning. police tell us the hit and run
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jacobs, a freshman from urbana. she was hit monday morning at lincoln way and ash avenue in ames. an isu police officer was driving up to the lincoln way and ash intersection and found jacobs lying in the middle of ash avenue. jacobs was taken to mary greeley medical center where she later died from her injuries. police are still looking for the driver that hit her. if you have any information, call ames police or story county crime stoppers. elizabeth: this morning, authorities are trying to figure out what happened to a man in davis county. on sunday, police found the man dead inside a home off highway 63 south of ottumwa. investigators say the death is suspicious, but they haven't released any more information. an autopsy is being done to determine how he died. stay tuned to kcci for the latest. and we're still waiting to learn more about a homicide in union county. right now we know 37-year-old jerry dillinger is charged with two counts of murder. investigators found a body this weekend in a house near thayer. they say dilliger also killed his former sister in law,
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her body was discovered in a farm pond one week ago. officials say the autopsy of the second body could take weeks. there is a new alliance in the fight against terrorism. shaina humphries has the latest. so shaina, could this group really help specifically against isis? shaina: it sounds like it elizabeth. overnight we learned saudi arabia is forming an islamic coalition to combat terrorism. 34 muslim-majority nations have agreed to come together to fight terrorism quote "by all means." the new alliance includes nations like pakistan, turkey, egypt, libya, and yemen. the countries will have a joint operations center based in the saudi capital. back in the u.s. jury deliberations continue this morning in the trial against the first of six officers charged in the death of freddie gray. officer william porter faces manslaughter and other charges for his alleged role in the fatal april incident, and could spend up to 10 years in prison. jurors deliberated for about three hours monday, but didn't come to a decision before the
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and in washington, d.c. today, lawmakers will work to compromise on a budget bill. congress wants to approve the legislation this week and wrap up for the holidays and the end of the year. we'll have more on what both sides want included for the bill to pass live from washington, d.c. elizabeth: in commitment 2016 news now, the republican candidates for president face off again tonight in las vegas. it's the first time they're meeting in over a month and the first time since the terror attacks in california and paris. nikole killion is in washington with a preview. nikole: expect this debate to be heavy on foreign policy coming in the wake of the paris and san bernardino attacks. tonight, donald trump will take center stage again as he and eight others square off for the fifth time in primetime. with trump locked in a battle with ted cruz, all eyes are expected to be on the texas senator. the other thing to watch, trump's proposed ban on muslims which could dominate debate discussions. raffi williams: the rnc has said, we don't agree with that policy but we do understand that
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especially domestic terrorism after the attacks in san bernardino. so i think candidates are all going to have to address that situation in their own way. nikole: again, nine candidates in all will be on stage. this time, selected based on polling in early states like new hampshire and iowa, where voting is now about six weeks away. elizabeth: joining trump and cruz for prime-time debate are ben carson, marco rubio, jeb bush, john kasich, chris christie, carly fiorina and rand paul. an undercard debate will take place before that featuring four candidates, mike huckabee, rick santorum, lindsay graham and george pataki. and fresh off the debate stage marco rubio and john kasich will be in the metro tomorrow. rubio will hold a campaign rally at the ankeny courtyard marriott at 9:00 a.m., and kasich has a town hall planned for the lakeside center in ankeny at 7:30 p.m. eric: a lot of people are heading to their basement to
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metinka: the good news is the rain has stopped but we set another record for des moines and waterloo for the wettest december ever on record. we had three and three quarters of an inch in des moines. 36 in des moines, clouds in place, fog across western iowa. 34 in ames. groep the warmer coats and veterans and hats. they will be a chilly day for outdoor recess. heading for 43 degrees today holding off until the evening commute. eric: today is one of the most fun days of the year at kcci. it's toys for tots tuesday. elizabeth: our lobby is flooded with toys and that's where we find alyx sacks this morning. alyx what's going on out there? alyx: it's going great. we have already had a few people come by with donations. we are asking for new, unwrapped gifts.
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maybe games like to know -- uno. hygiene products, a.b. sports equipment, and of course all of these fun little toys. also your good deed won't go unnoticed, we have accessed all day. and that's breakfast all -- breakfast all day. this is a surprise we just got this morning. good morning to you guys. we have melissa, murray, zach, and jodie. they just presented us with this check of more than $3000. this is double of what you were able to do last year, fantastic. already exciting things happening. we also have sergeant davies with us. we have marines all over, tell us how many will help.
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working the warehouse with a bunch of volunteers. year. last year we were able to do about $28,000. year? >> i just want to serve the children of our great community. off we are. alyx: couldn't have said it better myself. thank you for being here. we are here all morning long and through the day. eric: thank you so much. and tonight, be sure to tune in for another toys for tots tradition: our annual live half-hour special. that's at 6:30pm, right after kcci 8 news at 6. elizabeth: ahead this morning, a surprising slip. eric: where the iowa state men now rank in the polls, and how they stack up against other big 12 teams. elizabeth: plus, the holiday
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how soon do you need to get to the post office to make sure your gifts get there on time? one deadline is tomorrow. eric: also ahead this hour, big movie premiere. we'll tell you what the first fans to see "star wars: the force awakens" are saying about it without giving away any spoilers this morning. shaina: certain areas particularly south of downtown will be dodging flooding. luckily the main roads are not too bad. you still have to deal with george flagg parkway between park avenue on the southwest side and southwest 23rd. and floor drive closed from bell to mlk on the north end. southwest 30th between bill and george flagg. 2900 block of hartford, east 27th and east 39th. get ready to deal with that today.
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morning. with eric hanson, elizabeth klinge, meteorologist kurtis gertz, and right-now coverage with shaina humphries. metinka: you are waking up to a quiet start to the toys for tots tuesday. quiet weather across iowa but to the west there is another system bringing snow to denver and cheyenne. they should stay to the northwest and all the watch boxes are aligned along the path. it will go through nebraska and western minnesota. whether will stay quiet here although it is cool, grab a warmer coat. you are traveling into western or west central iowa, watch for fog. otherwise it will be fairly decent. kind of a great day with clouds.
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we will have a drizzle moving in by the evening. changing to snow flurries by tomorrow. shaina: new video is in showing parts of wisconsin dealing with flooding. you are looking at roads in green bay. they were forced to close. some businesses also closed. some businesses in green bay are not used to flooding. to the west where temperatures were cold enough for snow. parts of utah saw more than 18 inches of snow over the last 24 hours, and the area will remain under a winter storm warning through tonight. the utah highway patrol reported more than 300 crashes monday, and with more snow coming. they're warning drivers to be careful on the roads and avoid driving altogether if possible. elizabeth: a shakeup in the top of the a.p. men's basketball poll. despite staying undefeated at 9 and 0, the iowa state cyclones
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week's poll. michigan state, kansas, oklahoma, and kentucky round out the top five. that's three big 12 teams among the best in the country. next up, the cyclones will join the iowa hawkeyes, uni panthers, and drake bulldogs for the hy-vee big four classic. that's this saturday at wells fargo arena. drake takes on iowa at 3:30pm, and uni plays iowa state at 6:00 p.m. elizabeth: oil prices rose slightly on monday and as a result wall street downs to back -- bounced back following its biggest weekly decline since the summer. the dow was up about 103 points. the nasdaq rose more than 18. and the s&p 500 added about nine and a half. hoverboards are a hot holiday item this year, but maybe a little too hot. federal investigators are now looking into at least 11 reports of hoverboard fires in 10 states across the u.s. news of the federal probe comes as amazon has halted the sale of almost every model and brand of hoverboard listed on its
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of its hoverboard product listings as a precaution. if you're still looking to buy one, ebay, walmart, and toys r us are still selling certain models. a national ban on the use of plastic micro beads in products like soap, toothpaste, and body wash could be on its way. the micro bead-free waters act passed through the house last week, and now heads to the senate. environmental experts say the plastic micro beads can easily travel through water treatment plants, enter waterways, and eventually be eaten by marine wildlife. elizabeth: if you are still shopping for the holidays there is time to get your gifts delivered by christmas. but the deadlines to ship are coming up fast. if you're shipping with fedex, you have until tomorrow to get your packages shipped on time if you're using standard ground delivery. ups gives you a couple extra days with a friday deadline. and the u.s. postal service guarantees an on-time delivery for first class mail by saturday. if you need a little more time
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carriers will ship as last minute as december 23rd, but it'll cost you more. in some cases, fed-ex may even offer same day service on christmas day. eric: we know when christmas happens every year, we shouldn't surprised. but it always happens. the white christmas is looking unlikely. metinka: it looks like temperatures will be to warm. today as toys for tots tuesday and it is starting quiet. temperatures will be in the 30's with highs today into the low 40's which is good for this time of year with typical highs only in the lower 30's. more fog now developing toward fort dodge. lamoni reporting affected disabilities.
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d visibilities. ] we are watching the next one coming in through denver bringing snow through cheyenne. this westerly tractor south dakota and minnesota. this is a live denver with snowy conditions there. we may see light drizzle and a couple of snowflakes. later this afternoon they could be snowflakes across western iowa changing to drizzle after 7:00 p.m. and the system will track to the northeast. there could be a couple of snow flurries left over on the back side of that. /we are not expecting much of anything in the way of accumulation. over five inches will fall across south dakota.
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maybe a 10th of an inch. roads are dry. not much wind. high today of 43 degrees. temperatures cool for the next several days. handy. temperatures warm back up into the mid-40's next week. elizabeth: let's check in with traffic. shaina: you will have to give yourself a few extra minutes particularly if you are coming from the south side. a lot of issues from water works. from park avenue to southwest 23rd flooreur drive. there's an accident on bell avenue. if you are taking a detour you might run into that.
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37th, east 39th, give yourself extra time to do with those. i will show you the mobile speed units. you will see this car at 3700 park avenue. 4700 hickman road. polk county car at northwest beaver drive and outside of ankeny on the 7200 block of northwest 26th street. eric: you're looking at our phone bank for toys for tots. give us a call. elizabeth: round two of the budget battle. the deal lawmakers are trying to
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elizabeth: welcome back to kcci. a $1 trillion deal in the works. lawmakers and the white house may be nearing an agreement on a government shutdown. live from washington. and nikole, when could we see the details of this legislation? nikole: house speaker paul ryan is expected to unveil the massive $1.1 trillion spending bill and tax package today. on a conference call with lawmakers last night, ryan said negotiators are closing in on a
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both sides of the aisle. if an agreement is announced, that could set up votes later this week. but with government-funding due to run out tomorrow, congress may have to pass another short-term extension to give themselves a few days to complete the final measure. the president is putting on added pressure, saying he'll support a brief patch for congress to come up with an agreement but not a larger extension. eric: we will see how this one plays out. nikole killion, live in washington for us. more new stories for you in our next half hour of kcci 8 news this morning. elizabeth: we're still following the flooding. the major road closures that could affect your drive to work, and how long before the water goes down. the force finally awakens. we are getting the first reviews of the new star wars movie. alyx: it is toys for tots
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we are in >> the most-watched morning news in central iowa. this is iowa's news leader. this is kcci 8 news this
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eric: welcome back. today. we'll give you breakfast this morning. all you have to do is help give a child a happy holiday by donating a new, unwrapped toy to toys for tots. more on what we need and ways to help, ahead this tuesday morning. great to have you with us today, i'm eric hanson. elizabeth: i'm elizabeth klinge. shaina and metinka are also here today. luckily the rain has stopped and people are probably checking their basements. metinka: at least it stopped, great news out there, it will be quieter but grab a warm coat. 36 now in des moines, 34 in ames. we have clouds out there, no fog in central iowa and no rain or snow falling currently. it is a beautiful one to come on down and donate for toys for tots. temperatures by the early afternoon in the upper 40's and cooling down by the time
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a pleasant day, warmer than last year but it will be breezy with is a moving on after 7:00 p.m. elizabeth: thanks metinka. this morning several central iowa roads are still closed because of flooding, so you may need to change your route to work. first, des moines' main link from downtown to the airport is closed. fleur drive could be covered by two and a half feet of water by tonight. right now, the raccoon river is at 16 and a half feet. it's forecast to rise another 2 feet. and fleur drive won't reopen until officials can clean up the damage. john rullman: we usually don't see this in december, with that much rain that we've had. elizabeth: other areas of concern, walnut creek in clive. the greenbelt trail is still flooded, although one major road, swanson boulevard, has now reopened. and even farther west, adel is bracing for higher water. the raccoon river is rising so high it's nearly touching the bridge on highway 169 just north of the square. eric: and all this rain is leaving behind a big mess for
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water flooded this basement in ankeny monday. a crew from servicemaster by rice worked to rip up carpet and salvage whatever belongings they could. and despite having two working sump pumps, this home in des moines still flooded. the experts say you want to clean up any standing water right away to avoid mold. and of course we've been talking about jolly holiday lights. the early shutdown means make-a-wish probably won't be able to help as many sick kids next year. ed linebach: the worst thing about it, the lights not being on for all the people who want to come out and make those donations. eric: water works park is still under water this morning. workers have been trying to save many of the light displays. some of you have said you want to donate to make-a-wish to make up for the loss, so we put all the information on our website, kcci.com. elizabeth: more big stories this morning. ames police are hoping someone saw something early monday morning when an iowa state student was killed. she's been identified as
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urbana, illinois. an isu officer found her at lincoln way and ash avenue. they say she was likely the victim of a hit and run. it was dark and rainy at the time, but authorities are hoping the driver or someone with information will come forward. eric: authorities are trying to man in davis county. on sunday, police found the man dead inside a home off highway 63, south of ottumwa. investigators say the death is suspicious, but they aren't releasing any more information. an autopsy is being done right now to determine how he died. and in franklin county, hampton police arrested a man for murdering his girlfriend. 60-year-old ronald lee rand faces first degree murder charges in the shooting death of 51-year-old michelle key. officers were called to rand's home on a possible suicidal subject sunday night. they found key dead from a gunshot wound. shaina: right now, we're learning more about this new islamic military alliance. 34 nations have agreed to band together to fight terrorism.
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on this, and the joint operation will be based there. the announcement says the alliance is being established because terrorism should be fought by all means. new video in of a russian space capsule blasting off for the international space station. what american is on board and two other astronauts from written and russia. it will dock with the iss afternoon, when the crew will spend the next few months on board the station. and donald trump will be standing center stage again tonight as 9 gop candidates take on their 5th and final prime time debate of the year. ted cruz will also be in the spotlight. the texas senator is now leading the polls here in iowa. the debate in las vegas will be the first for republicans in more than a month, and the first since the attacks in paris and california. four lower-polling candidates, including mike huckabee and lindsay graham, will take part in an undercard debate ahead of the main event.
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we are the first reviews of the new star wars movie. find out if people love it or hate it. alyx: it is one of the best days of the year. these bikes were just dropped off. we have all of your details coming up after the break. metinka: the weather has settled downmetinka:. it will be a great day to come down but temperatures are taking a tumble. shaina: you might need to give yourself a few extra minutes. a lot of flooding you will have to deal with but other than that, accidents on the belt, things are looking all right. things are picking up around downtown.
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hopefully you >> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. coming up on 20 minutes before 7:00 a.m. the roads are reporting at normal winter driving conditions which means dry for many of us. 36 in des moines, 34 in ames. no rain falling, no snow falling. we have patchy fog across south-central and west central iowa. watch for visibility's over the next couple of hours. it will be a great day with
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much of the day is looking drive but later this afternoon toward the evening we will have drizzle. high today looks great into the low 40's. the reason is this next system is moving into western nebraska which will take a northwesterly track moving south dakota and minnesota. keep that in mind if you have travel plans. iowa will be on the fringe. elizabeth: we love this time of year. with this week get to make sure central iowa kids get to have a happy holiday. alyx sacks is life in the front lobby. it looks like a fun place to be. alyx: a gentleman just walked in, he didn't want to go on camera but he did drop off this -- of these bikes. we had a group of runners come in as early as 5:00 a.m. to drop off toys but we are also offering breakfast for anyone
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we will have subway sandwiches for lunch because we are doing this all day long. we will be out here until 7:00 tonight. it is all going for a great cause. this is incredible what you guys are doing, how important is it for you to be a part of this? >> very. we love to take care of our own and the community is part of our own. this is great for us. alyx: we have been laughing and having a good time in here, people dropping off the donations appreciate seeing heroes in this lobby. >> we have upwards of about 30 marines coming in today, anywhere from being in the front lobby to greet people to the phone banks to back-and-forth in the warehouse. alyx: a lot of hands on deck and a lot of people are helping. if you are not sure what we are
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about kids up to the age of 14 so unwrapped toys like this one, games possibly for the preteen categories is always fun. and we are always taking monetary donations. thank you and your team for being us. we hope you come on down and cs, -- csee us, this is going until 7:00. elizabeth: we have a phone bank ready for your volunteers, you can give them a call. the number is 515-247-8880. and tonight, be sure to tune in for another toys for tots tradition: our annual live half-hour special. we have some special guests stopping by, some fun things planned, so we invite you to watch tonight at 6:30 here on kcci. we hope to collect a lot of those fun gifts. eric: ok, the morning buzz today starts with the buzz surrounding the new "star wars" movie. shaina: the world premiere was
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coming in. and they like it. you're seeing some of the hoopla -- chaos outside the chinese theater in los angeles where they held the premiere. fans dressed as han solo and chewbacca. lots of customs. the lucky 5,000 invited guests say "the force awakens" is a great mix of new and old characters. >> fabulous, fabulous, fabulous, just wonderful, growing up with star wars, next generation of movies. wonderful. shaina: some twitter reviews as well. one says "rest easy: the force awakens is 100% star wars and something new." another, "story, characters, design, humour. 'star wars' fans, this is the movie you're looking for." eric: imdb has already given it a 9.5 rating out of 10 saying , the new characters are very well written. but "the real highlight is the original cast.
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harrison ford really shines from among them. it's impossible not to get a little teary-eyed seeing han solo back in the millennium falcon." it opens nationwide thursday night. a whole lot of people are excited. elizabeth: that would be a weird thing to slack off on. ok, we learned overnight the new "word of the year", although it's not an entire word. it's the suffix 'ism', according to merriam-webster. the company says it's a serious year, full of all kinds of isms, socialism, fascism, racism, feminism, communism, capitalism, and terrorism. shaina: they thought it was a fitting thing to go with, i guess. eric, you know a woman who probably knows all the 'ism' words and then some. eric: yes, eddye vanderkwaak is graduating from drake university this weekend, and her story is incredible. eddye vanderkwaak: my graduation is so symbolic because it represents the fight that i've
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that were stacked against me. eric: and they were some tough odds. eddye vanderkwaak is a foster kid. she bounced around, living in 23 different places while growing up. her story of how she came to drake university, who helped her at just the right time, and how she managed to succeed where so many others don't, is very compelling. it's online at kcci.com for you to watch. i also put together a this is iowa extra and i posted that to my facebook page. she was so eloquent, great to listen to. i had trouble putting it to a couple of minutes. elizabeth: we're going to take a look outside at i-235 at 63rd street.
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>> weather is never more than five minutes away, only on kcci 8 news this morning. metinka: good morning, a quiet start to tuesday at 6:48. grab a jacket.
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it will be on the chilly side and with cloud cover it will feel cooler. these temperatures -- on developing from algona to fort dodge. light fog right now shouldn't slow you down traveling across the state. no rain or snow falling across central iowa so it is a huge improvement over yesterday. if your travel plans take you to nebraska or south dakota, there will be a headache with the next system plowing through denver. able track through south dakota and had to minnesota. we will be on the warmer southern fringe so we will catch a bit of it. maybe drizzle breaking out and snow flurries especially across northwestern iowa. we could have light drizzle and rain falling overnight lifting to the north by tomorrow morning but we could have snow showers wrapping behind it may be from sioux city back through fort dodge. flurries possible by tomorrow
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we are not looking at much in the way of accumulation. may a dusting across north-central iowa. northwestern iowa could see an inch or two inches of snow. we are not expecting much in the way of rainfall. great news considering we had a record-setting day of three in the row. it is a bit chilly with cloud cover and fog across western iowa. the brees will increase heading for 43. tomorrow it's looking breezy. highs on friday look to be chilly. temperatures quickly warm act into the 40's by sunday. shaina: quite a few road closures but pretty much the same. a pretty big issue for us after
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park and southwest 23rd. a couple things going on but it is still there. bell avenue, keep that in mind. southwest 30th between bell and george flagg. east 37th and east 39th. if you are in any of those areas you need to give yourself extra time. eric: five big stories we are
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elizabeth: the kcci team has your last blast of news. first, we are waiting for the water to go down. you will have to take a different way today if you normally take fluor drive rivers are not expected to go back down until thursday. george flagg parkway at
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eric: ames police hope some of the saw something when she was hit in a killed in a hit and run. officials say the autopsy of the second body found in union county could take weeks. 37-year-old jerry dillinger is charged with two counts of murder. one victim is his or her sister-in-law. the other victim is not identified. elizabeth: the polk county sheriff's office wants to know if you've seen this teenager, 17-year-old sam kemopp..he was last seen at a party in granger . shaina: the first to gop debate since the terror attacks in paris will take place in loss a gift and the poll -- will take place in las vegas guess. eric: alyx sacks is live in our lobby with a final update.
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they are a little camera shy. these are two gifts we've already received. a bike for a boy and a girl and we are accepting monetary donations. this check was dropped off. here's the gifts we are talking about, toys like this. pre-teenaged like games with hygiene products. and for younger ones, toys like that. new, unwrapped, just drop them in the box. if you want, tech fest is being served -- breakfast is being served. elizabeth: you can call in with donations as well. they are taking calls all day long. we are also expecting better weather. metinka: driving conditions are better if you're coming down but mid-30's and heading for highs into the low 40's and the chance of drizzle that should hold off
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with may snow flurries left over and temperatures continue to trend downward with a rapid warm-up on tap for next week. shaina: we have an accident at fleur and bell. i wanted to give you a look at these areas. between bell and george flagg. east 37th dream east and and sheridan. drive times will be normal what if you are in any of those areas especially south of downtown, at a few minutes. seven minutes to get to downtown and i-235 from the west mixmaster and six minutes from the east. eric: we hope you continue to
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disease. asthma. diabetes.
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take prescription drugs. but in the last 7 years drugs prices have doubled. hillary's going to take on the drug companies. require medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. let people buy their prescription drugs from countries like canada at half the price. and cap monthly prescription costs for every american. the drug companies have been over charging long enough. it's time to fight back. i'm hillary clinton
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